© Jenni Heller Photography
Puerto Escondido, a Oaxacan beach town that’s famous for its giant waves, is now attracting a new generation of backpackers and digital nomads.
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Jenni Heller Photography
At 6:30 in the morning, there is only one place to get a cup of coffee on Playa Zicatela, but despite the crowd gathering on the beach, the line at El Cafecito was short. Everyone sat looking out at the southern horizon line, which was rising toward the shore and crashing down like thunder on the sand-bottom beach. These were Puerto Escondido’s legendary waves, amplified by the large Pacific swell that attracted this early…….